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Buildings converted from temporary housing units in Fukushima Prefecture have had few takers despite being offered free of charge, due partly to insufficient publicity, a prefectural official said Monday.

Only three of 430 publicly provided temporary housing units have been given to applicants since the program started last May as part of efforts to reuse emergency quarters set up after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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